Reading time: 5 minutes Patty Spears The applause was thunderous and traveled like a wave across the large auditorium at the end of a 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting Plenary Session talk. It did not stop. The audience stood and kept applauding and reveling in the positive results of a clinical... Continue Reading →
Trispecific Antibody- Another approach to cancer immunotherapy
Reading time: 4 minutes Aishwarya Subramanian At Oncobites we've covered the exciting emerging field of immunotherapy to treat cancer, some of which include PROTACs and BiTE molecules . Recently, significant advances have been made when trying to come up with cutting edge ideas for cancer treatment. With the recent changes in the landscape of cancer... Continue Reading →
BiTE Molecules for Cancer Therapy
Reading time: 3 minutes Aishwarya Subramanian Cancer immunotherapy has gained a lot of traction in the last few years, as several novel therapeutics have made their way into the clinic. Among these new therapeutics, bispecific antibodies are some of the most unique. Unlike traditional antibodies, which have two arms that bind to the same molecule,... Continue Reading →
It takes two brakes to stop cancer?
Reading time: 4 minutes Manisit Das In the past, we have discussed checkpoint inhibitors - therapies that block communication between cancer and immune cells, preventing cancer cells from evading the immune system. Dr. James Allison and Dr. Tasuku Honjo, who won the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2018 for their pioneering work in cancer immunotherapy... Continue Reading →
Kadcyla: The Next Standard in Breast Cancer Therapy?
Taylor A. Johnson October is the official month of breast cancer awareness. Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer, especially in women. Last year alone, the American Cancer Society estimated over 300,000 new cases of breast cancer would develop in men and women, and over 41,000 would pass away from breast... Continue Reading →